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December 20, 2012
Catholics still split by marriage amendment fight
By Sasha Aslanian, MPR News 91.3 FM ST. PAUL – More than a month after Minnesota became the first state to defeat a constitutional amendment...
December 20, 2012 - 10:09pm
December 11, 2012
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
Vigorous debates on tap for Minnesota
December 11, 2012 - 12:43am
November 8, 2012
Marriage amendment supporters end losing streak, look ahead
By DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer
November 8, 2012 - 12:12am
Beltrami County voters split on two amendments
BEMIDJI – Strong voter turnout at Beltrami County precincts led to results trickling in late Tuesday and early Wednesday.
November 8, 2012 - 12:07am
November 7, 2012
Fight isn’t over for gay marriage supporters
By PATRICK CONDON, Associated Press
November 7, 2012 - 11:38pm
‘Slippery slope’ argument inconsistent
I was appalled to open the Bemidji Pioneer on both Oct. 23 and Oct. 31 to read the letters to the editor written by Rev. Wurm and Mrs. Kittleson. As a faithful Christian and a proud member of the GLBTQIA community, I find the so called “slippery slope” argument highly offensive....
November 7, 2012 - 11:15pm
November 2, 2012
Marriage amendment divisions run deep
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s hottest election topic continues to get hotter as Election Day nears.
November 2, 2012 - 4:22am
Pro and con arguments on gay marriage
ST. PAUL — The basic argument about whether to pass a proposed constitutional amendment about marriage centers on whether same-sex marriages should be allowed. Even though passing the amendment would make no immediate change since Minnesota law already outlaws gay marriage, amendment...
November 2, 2012 - 4:07am
October 28, 2012
Disputes in gay-marriage states similar to Minnesota debate
ST. PAUL — Gay marriage remains divisive in states that allow it, with arguments that sound a lot like what Minnesotans are hearing as they...
October 28, 2012 - 1:13am
A look at issues surrounding marriage amendment
ST. PAUL — Minnesota voters will be asked in the Nov. 6 election whether they want to amend the state Constitution to define a marriage as between a man and a woman, effectively outlawing gay marriages. Here is a look at the issues: Process: The Minnesota Constitution is amended...
October 28, 2012 - 12:51am
Make sure you tell the whole story
“Fire. Fire.” That’s what Mr. Matt Wurm seems to be yelling in his letter to the editor (Oct. 23). What he forgot to add is he is Rev. Matt Wurm, and that all the things he mentions, like people marrying their children or group marriage or people marrying animals couldn’t...
October 28, 2012 - 12:22am
October 25, 2012
Dayton rallies students, discusses election issues
BEMIDJI – Although he won’t be on the ballot again for another two years, Gov. Mark Dayton said Wednesday this year’s election will be...
October 25, 2012 - 12:34am
October 23, 2012
Election notebook: Libertarian presidential candidate against marriage amendment
ST. PAUL – The Libertarian Party presidential candidate opposes a proposed Minnesota constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage.
October 23, 2012 - 11:53pm
Love, commitment not the only factors
If two committed homosexuals truly love each other, why should any American in good conscience limit their freedom to marry? If a man and four women love each other and pledge themselves to one another, why should we exclude their desire for a polygamous marriage? If four men and...
October 23, 2012 - 12:58am
October 21, 2012
Can’t change what God has established
My fellow Minnesotans – please stop and think and vote “yes” on the marriage amendment. The purpose of the amendment is to affirm what is common sense, right and already established. There are those who would like to expand the definition of marriage to include whomever you...
October 21, 2012 - 12:10am